Published: Mon, June 19, 2017
World News | By Carolyn Briggs

Van collides with pedestrians in northern London

Police said one person was arrested and that "a number of casualties [were] being worked on at the scene". "There has been one person arrested", the statement further added.

A white van plowed into at least 10 pedestrians outside Finsbury Park Mosque in north London.

Mohammed Kozbar, chairman of the mosque, told The Sun: "Whoever did this, he did it to hurt people and it's a terrorist attack".

Police and ambulance crews swarmed the scene.

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They reported that a Metropolitan Police helicopter was seen circling overhead as photographs posted on social media showed a huge response from the emergency services. "I just hope they did", Cynthia Vanzella said. It was not immediately clear if there was a motive for the incident.

On June 3, three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge, before launching a knife attack in nearby Borough Market.

In March, four people were killed, including the assailant, and about 20 were injured when a man drove his vehicle into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge and then stabbed an armed police officer to death.

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